A practical guide for both students and practitioners in the field.
Written by a nationally recognized expert in criminal investigation and police procedure, Criminal Investigation: The Art and the Science, Seventh Edition, clearly and thoughtfully explains the fundamentals of criminal investigation and forensic science as practiced by police investigators across the nation. The text explores new and emerging techniques in forensic science and how they interface with evidence collection in the field and evidence analysis in the laboratory. Lyman focuses on the steps and considerations involved in actual criminal investigations and examines the many external variables than can influence an investigator’s success in the field.
CHAPTER 1 Foundations And History Of Criminal Investigation
CHAPTER 2 The Crime Scene: Field Notes, Documenting, and Reporting
CHAPTER 3 Processing the Crime Scene
CHAPTER 4 Identification of Criminal Suspects: Field and Laboratory Services
CHAPTER 5 Legal Issues in Criminal Investigation
CHAPTER 6 Interviews and Interrogations
CHAPTER 7 Criminal Intelligence and Surveillance Operations
CHAPTER 8 Management of Informants and Undercover Operations
CHAPTER 9 Death Investigations
CHAPTER 10 Robbery
CHAPTER 11 Assault and Related Offenses
CHAPTER 12 Missing and Abducted Persons
CHAPTER 13 Crimes against Children: Child Abuse, Child Fatalities, and Exploitation
CHAPTER 14 Theft-Related Offenses